SWALL Bulletin

SWALL Officers


Beth Youngdale 
Head of Reference 
University of Texas 
at Austin 
Jamail Center for Legal 
Research Tarlton Law Library 
727 East Dean Keeton St. 
Austin, TX 78705-3224
Phone: (512) 471-8761 
Fax: (512) 471-0243 
Email: byoungdale@mail.law.utexas.edu

Vice-President / President-Elect: 

Kathryn Fitzhugh
Reference / Special Collections Librarian
UALR Wm. H. Bowen School of Law
UALR/Pulaski County Law Library 
1203 McMath Ave. 
Little Rock, AR 72202-5142 
Phone: (501) 324-9974 
Fax: (501) 324-9447
Email: kcfitzhugh@ualr.edu 


Susan Spillman
Computer Instructional Services Librarian
South Texas College of Law Library 1303
San Jacinto Houston, TX 77002-7000 Fax:(713) 659-2217
Email: spillman@stcl.edu


Joan O'Mara
Law Librarian
McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP
919 Congress Ave., Ste. 1300 Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 495-6097
Fax: (512) 495-6093
Email: jomara@mcginnislaw.com

SWALL Bulletin
The Official Publication of SWALL: 
The Southwestern Association of Law Libraries
A Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries

Summer 2001, Vol. 32 No. 1


President's Letter
Beth Youngdale 
Welcome to the Summer 2001 edition of the SWALL Bulletin!


SWALL Reception
Join the fun during the AALL Annual Meeting at the Hilton-Board Room (2) on Monday, July 16, 2001 from 5:00:00 PM - 7:00:00

Legal Historical Materials in a Nutshell
SWALL member Mark Lambert has organized and will speak at an AALL program, on Tuesday, July 17, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15p.m. 

SWALL Committee Chairs 2001-2002

Minutes of SWALL Annual Business Meeting

Hyla Bondareff

SWALL Treasurer's Report
Susan T. Phillips


Southeast Meets Southwest: A Librarianís Personal Odyssey

Carol Arnold
I hope everyone enjoyed the Atlanta meeting as much as I did. 

Fried Okra and Killer Iced Tea
Amy Hale Janeke
As I hung up the phone, I was processing what "New Southern cuisine" would be and how it could exclude fried okra. . . . I was in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2001 SWALL conference and was looking for a place to get one of my favorite dishes . . . .


Overview of the Texas 77th Legislative Session, 2001

Ana M. Sifuentes-Martinez
Despite the many improvements effected by these new laws, the 77th Legislative Session may be most remembered for the bills that did not pass.

Legislation Affecting the Practice of Law in Texas : A Review of the 77th Legislative Session
Laura K. Justiss
An itemization and discussion: More than fifty bills affecting the practice of law in Texas that were introduced during the session. Of these only eight have or will become law. Two were vetoed, and the remaining bills were left in committee "limbo."

Bills From The New Mexico 2001 Legislature
Tracey Kimball 
A few of the bills passed by the 2001 Legislature and signed into law by the governor


News From the CoALL Institute 

Karen Selden
CoALL hosted the Annual CoALL Institute on February 24 at the University of Denver Law School

Sally Holterhoff Visits with CoALL
Karen Selden
Sally toured law libraries in Denver and impressed the group with the knowledge she had of the chapter



UT Tarlton Law Library: Language & The Law Conference
December 6 - 8, 2001
Roy M. Mersky, Director of the Jamail Center for Legal Research, invites you to attend a special international conference in celebration of the libraryís Millionth Volume.

News from the Arkansas Supreme Court Library
Effective April 15, 2001, Tim Holthoff, the Arkansas Supreme Court Library Director, commenced a leave of absence

News From The University Of New Mexico
A Welcome to Ronald Wheeler and Other News from Marsha Baum


Bulletin Editors: SWALL Publications Committee
H. Kumar Percy
Committee Chair 
Head of Reserve and 
Media Services 
University of Texas at Austin 
Jamail Center for Legal Research
Tarlton Law Library
727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705-3224
Phone: (512) 232-1568
Fax: (512) 471-0243
Email: kpercy@mail.law.utexas.edu
Robert H. Hu
Law Librarian-Head of Public Services
Texas Tech University School of Law Library
1802 Hartford Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79409-0004
Phone: (806) 742-3990 x286
Fax: (806) 742-1629
Email: robert.hu@ttu.edu 

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